Martin Luther was a German priest with Lutheran beliefs, which led to his protest against the Catholic church, as they believed salvation could be accomplished through not only faith, but good work.
" We can't ever be good enoughthrough our actions, to meritsalvation. We can only have faith".
Corruption in the Church: Sales of Indulgences and Abuse of PowerMartin Luther had a problem with the church when one of it's Friars decided to sell indulgences at the university in which Lutherattended.
This is wrong andI MUST do something about it !
"[I] replace thee in the state of innocence andpurity in which thou wertat the hour of thybaptism".
Martin Luther nails his 95 Theses against indulgences on the church door for everyone to see, leading to his excommunication.
Luther translates the Bible to German so people other than priests could read and understand it's scriptures in an attempt for everyoneto know the one and only truth and return the church to its original "simplicity". Luther's protest resulted in religiousmayhem between denominations, a social revolt and brutality. Click To Edit Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal rulelinkDialog.show Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
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The reformation would eventually lead to the acceptance of both Catholics and Protestants as they'd have to learn to live with one another and accept that not everyone shared the same religious beliefs.